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Hong Kong gigs

Tickets out now for Concert in the Dark, Curtis Institute classical music stars and more

Understand what it’s like to be blind by listening to Hong Kong singers in complete darkness, appreciate the brilliance of guitarist Jason Vieaux, and see veteran Hong Kong stars do Shakespeare

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 21 July, 2016, 5:45am
UPDATED : Thursday, 21 July, 2016, 5:45am

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Dionysus Contemporary Theatre is staging a Cantonese adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a star-studded cast including veteran screen stars Candice Yu On-on and Anthony Wong Chau-sang. Set in a magically enchanted forest, this comedy has been a favourite among fans of the Bard. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles.

September 30, October 1, October 6-8, October 13-15, October 20-22, 8pm; October 2, October 9, October 16, 3pm, HK$180-HK$980, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 66266319

Concert In The Dark 2016

Social enterprise Dialogue Experience is staging this unique concert experience in Hong Kong for a sixth year. Staged in complete darkness, and organised by visually impaired people, the concert is meant to give sighted individuals the experience of being blind. Among the singers to have signed on are Miriam Yeung Chin-wah, Julian Cheung Chi-lam, Pakho Chau Pak-ho and C AllStar.

August 25-28, Kitec, 1 Trademart Dr, Kowloon Bay, HK$480-HK$3,000 Cityline. Inquiries: 2310 0833

Curtis on Tour

Considered one of the best classical guitarists today, Grammy winner Jason Vieaux will be jamming with fellow graduates of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia – including institute president and CEO Roberto Diaz on the viola.

October 7, 8pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180, HK$280. Inquires: 9545 6851